When you hear the word ‘Shangri-La’, I’m guessing images of a mystical, utopian place come to mind. The term is typically associated with a dreamlike and paradise land, however, that is not the case at the real Shangri-La in Yunnan, China. 1,167 more words
Tags » Buddhist Temples
Monday, February 9: After Alex and I walk around Shaxi Old Town and finish our lunch, we go with a hired driver (for 200 yuan) to… 853 more words
Changu Narayan Temple, worshiped as ‘Narayan ‘ by Hindus and as ‘Harihar Bahan Lokeswar’ by Buddhists, is situated to the north of Bhaktapur, Nepal.
Presence of an ancient inscription within the temple from the Licchavi King Manadeva’s period (464 A.D) suggests its existence from the 5th century A.D. 214 more words